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Placement requirements: ENGRUD students entering fall 2020 and beyond

Engineering Undeclared (ENGRUD) students who were admitted Direct to College in Fall 2020 and beyond can use this information to help determine the courses needed to request placement in an engineering major.

The deadline for completing the placement requirements and requesting placement is July 1.

You must maintain a grade point average (GPA) of 2.50 across the placement requirements to remain in good academic standing in the CoE and to be eligible to request placement in a major. A grade of 2.0 or above is needed for each course required for placement. See Creating Your Educational Plan for courses required by each department for graduation.


All majors require the following courses for placement


Alternative honors options

CompE replacement course

ENGR 101    
English composition    
MATH 124 MATH 134  
MATH 125 MATH 135  
MATH 126 MATH 136  
CHEM 142 CHEM 143 or CHEM 145 CSE 142 and CSE 143
PHYS 121 PHYS 141  

One course from the following list

All majors except ISE & ChemE AMATH 301, BIOEN 215, CHEM 152, CHEM 153, CHEM 155, CHEM 162, CHEM 165, CSE 142, CSE 160, ENGR 115, ME 123, MSE 170, PHYS 122, PHYS 123, STAT 220
ChemE CHEM 152
ISE AMATH 301 or CSE 142 or CSE 161

Academic planning

Need more help planning your courses by major? Use the sample four-year plans and course catalogs to help guide your coursework